Global MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods: leading creativity

5 February 2024

The world of luxury and design is characterized by a constant quest for innovation and originality. Today this search is accompanied by an important focus on sustainability. To lead creativity in this industry requires not only artistic talent but also a solid managerial and strategic background.

Italy is the home of beauty: the place of bella vita and the cornerstone of much of international fashion history, it is the country that fears no competition in quality and luxury design and fashion. Bologna Business School‘s Global MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods aims to provide the tools needed to understand and manage the unique dynamics of this industry, combining creativity with managerial and strategic aspects. From product development to market trend analysis, from supply chain management to marketing, every topic needed to complete management and business education in fashion, design and luxury goods is explored in this Global MBA.

The cross-disciplinary approach, which allows students to gain a holistic view of the luxury and design industry, is combined with the opportunity to have direct contact with market-leading companies through Company Visits and lectures by leading executives. This comprehensive method enables students to understand not only the artistic aspects but also the financial, economic and managerial dynamics necessary to become a manager who can make a difference in this competitive and cutting-edge business.

In the class, students will have the opportunity to explore the latest trends and innovations in the industry through hands-on workshops and will be able to develop an essential network with companies, experts and other students from all over the world.

BBS‘s Faculty of excellence is matched by the commitment to internationality and employability: a network of companies and institutions guaranteed and managed by the PAC, Program Advisory Committee, chaired by professionals such as Lelio Gavazza, Executive and Vice President of Sales and Retail at Bulgari, a nerve center for collaboration between the School and top companies in the market.

A 12-month, full-time, English-language Global MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods offers its participants 500 hours of internships in industry-leading companies, partners of Bologna Business School.

International network, hands-on knowledge, top-notch management training and the plus of direct contact with made in Italy: only Bologna Business School‘s Global MBA in Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods can train, with a global vision that brings together luxury and sustainability, design and management, the next luxury managers.

To turn your passion for luxury and made in Italy into a concrete career prospect, you need to immerse yourself in a comprehensive and up-to-date study program. Contact members of the MBA team for information on study plans and to schedule a meeting, email

Bologna Business School is EQUIS – EFMD Quality Improvement System accredited, one of the most important international quality assessment and continuous improvement systems for Schools of Management and Business Administration.


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